Black infants remain three times more likely to die than Hispanic infants and twice as likely to die than White infants.
The Black SUID rate remains more than twice the California SUID rate.
Sources: California Department of Public Health: Birth Cohort File, years 2008-2018. SUID = ICD-10 Causes R95, R99, W75 combined. ICD-10 Code R95 (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - SIDS); ICD-10 Code R99 (Other Ill-Defined and Unspecified Causes of Mortality - Unknown/Undetermined); ICD-10 Code W75 (Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed - ASSB).
ICD-10 = International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.
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